Adrien Broner at the Pacquiao vs Broner Press Conference in LA
Today in Los Angeles they held the second segment of the press tour for Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and Adrien “The Problem” Broner. Yesterday, in New York, they formally announced their upcoming fight, scheduled for January 19that the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The fight will be broadcast via Showtime PPV. Pacquiao has been a world title holder in eight different divisions, and now he will be defending his WBA world welterweight title against Broner, who has held titles in four divisions.
Boxing Channel was there on the scene, as Adrien Broner took some time to answer questions from the media. The press did ask him why he appeared to be agitated with them. Broner discussed his focus for this fight, along with is perception of the reaction from the boxing community about this matchup with Pacquiao. He shared his thoughts about being referred to as a stepping stone and was asked if he was surprised by Manny’s demeaner and their interaction at the press conference. Adrien also briefly commented about some of Pacquiao’s previous opponents, but did make it clear that he is only focused on this one, upcoming fight.